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School and education in Paraguay

It is 6 years compulsory and free primary school from the children is 6 years. 91% of children attend primary school, and 50% continue in high school. But there are major regional differences, and the dropout rate during school hours is large. The high school is 6 years (3 + 3 years). The country has two universities in Asuncion, one state and one Catholic private. In 1991–92 four new universities were established. According to UNESCO's calculations, approx. 8% of the adult population illiterate (2001). Check topschoolsintheusa for test centers of ACT, SAT, and GRE as well high schools in the country of Paraguay.

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